Patient Care Assistant - Full Time - SLRMC
For more than a century, Salt Lake Regional Medical Center has provided has provided high-quality healthcare for residents of the Salt Lake Valley. Conveniently located near the heart of the city, this historic hospital remains one of the most trusted medical centers in all of Utah. Today’ you’ll find the most advanced medical technology in a world-class facility, a staff committed to staying on the leading edge of healthcare and patients who still find the kind of comfort and caring for which Salt Lake Regional always has been known.
Some areas of expertise include: Emergency Medicine, Heart Care, Cancer Care, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Diagnostic Imaging, Surgical Services, and Behavioral Health among others.
Patient Care Assistant
The Patient Care Assistant transports patients and ensures adequate help is available when moving patients. Helps with Unit clerk duties as required. Prepares, handles, and transports specimens. Assists with room turnovers. Orders and stocks supplies as necessary. Maintains patient care supplies and equipment. Puts equipment away. Cleans equipment. Runs sterilizer controls and maintains sterilization logs. Ensures medical supplies and equipment are sterilized and in proper working condition. Puts instruments away. Performs routine housekeeping duties in compliance with infection control standards. Observes and reports information on patient needs to licensed personnel. Follows guidelines that maintain safety for oneself, patients, visitors and co-workers and adheres to OSHA standards by wearing personal protective equipment, following standard precautions and being knowledgeable about blood borne pathogens. Wears phone and responds when called.
Performs other duties as may be assigned. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes and supports the Standards of Conduct for IASIS Healthcare. Participates in regular call rotation. Monitors and orders surgical supplies in surgical core. Demonstrates support of the
- High School Graduate or equivalent preferred
- Current BLS (CPR) issued by American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Uploading a copy of your current BLS card to your application is strongly preferred.
- Able to effectively communicate in English both verbally and writing.
- Knowledge of surgical procedures, sterile techniques, surgical instrumentation and sterilization techniques is strongly preferred.
- Basic Computer knowledge
- Prefer Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.